Francis Fukuyama | Critical Review by Barry Gewen

This literature criticism consists of approximately 7 pages of analysis & critique of Francis Fukuyama.
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SOURCE: “Contradicted by the Facts,” in The New Leader, June 5-19, 1995, pp. 5-7.

In the following review, Gewen offers unfavorable evaluation of Trust.

Not since Ray Bolger went dancing down that yellow brick road has there been a more popular straw man than Francis Fukuyama. In a sense, it's his own fault: By titling his provocative 1989 article “The End of History?” and then repeating the phrase in his 1992 book, The End of History and the Last Man, Fukuyama gave every lazy editorialist and Op-Ed writer in America the chance to pontificate about how wars and other disasters were going to continue to plague humanity despite the collapse of the Soviet Union. “Contrary to Francis Fukuyama, history has not come to an end,” the pieces usually began, before going on to talk about Bosnia...

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